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Definition of Tillandsia

Tillandsia
Tillandsia Til*land"si*a, n. [NL., after Prof. Tillands, of Abo, in Finland.] (Bot.) An immense genus of epiphytic bromeliaceous plants confined to tropical and subtropical America. They usually bear a rosette of narrow overlapping basal leaves, which often hold a considerable quantity of water. The spicate or paniculate flowers have free perianth segments, and are often subtended by colored bracts. Also, a plant of this genus.
Tillandsia
Tillandsia Til*land"si*a, n. [NL. So named after Prof. Tillands, of Abo, in Finland.] (Bot.) A genus of epiphytic endogenous plants found in the Southern United States and in tropical America. Tillandsia usneoides, called long moss, black moss, Spanish moss, and Florida moss, has a very slender pendulous branching stem, and forms great hanging tufts on the branches of trees. It is often used for stuffing mattresses.

Meaning of Tillandsia from wikipedia

- Tillandsia is a genus of around 650 species of evergreen, perennial flowering plants in the family Bromeliaceae, native to the forests, mountains and deserts...
- Spanish moss (Tillandsia usneoides) is an epiphytic flowering plant that often grows upon larger trees in tropical and subtropical climates, native to...
- Tillandsia recurvata, commonly known as small ballmoss or ball moss, is a flowering plant (not a true moss) in the family Bromeliaceae that grows upon...
- Tillandsia andrieuxii (Mez) L.B.Sm. Tillandsia angulosa Mez Tillandsia antillana L.B.Sm. Tillandsia araujei Mez Tillandsia archeri L.B.Sm. Tillandsia...
- γραφία (graphia), meaning "writing." It is included in Tillandsia subg. Tillandsia. Tillandsia xerographica is a slow-growing, xerophytic epiphyte. The...
- Tillandsia subg. Anoplophytum is a subgenus of the genus Tillandsia. Bromeliad Species Picture Index Genera A-O, version 8/2009...
- 'Apretado' Tillandsia 'Aristocrat' Tillandsia 'Boreen' Tillandsia 'Califano' Tillandsia 'Chiquininga' Tillandsia 'Cone Head' Tillandsia 'Corinne' Tillandsia 'Curra'...
- Wallisia cyanea formerly known as "Tillandsia cyanea"(common name pink quill) is a species of flowering plant in the bromeliad family, native to the rainforests...
- Tillandsia caput-medusae is a species of flowering plant in the bromeliad family, Bromeliaceae, subfamily Tillandsioideae. Common names include octopus...
- Hispaniola, Cuba Tillandsia 'Beauty' Tillandsia 'Casallena' Tillandsia 'Cathcart' Tillandsia 'Chevalieri' Tillandsia 'Chiquininga' Tillandsia 'Ervin Wurthmann'...